Sultana Tafadar, Barrister

Sultana is a barrister with 15 years of experience of representing clients in high-profile cases involving terrorism, national security and human rights cases to advising multi-national corporations on regulatory compliance.

Sultana has a strong commitment to the protection of human rights and civil liberties. She is a Member of the Legal Expert Advisory Panel for Fair Trials International; on the OSCE Roster for Criminal Justice Sector Experts dealing with Counter-Terrorism; Head of Pro Bono Projects for Counsel For Leadership; and Member of the International Legal Network of Avocats Sans Frontieres.

She has worked with organisations including Amnesty International, Redress, European Human Rights Advocacy Centre, Latin American Centre for Human Rights, and Oxford Pro Bono Publico on diverse issues including arbitrary arrests & detention, disappearances, torture, extrajudicial killings, fair trial issues, the rights of prisoners, freedom of expression, international criminal law, Interpol Red Notices, secret rendition, children in armed conflict, and violence against women in domestic and conflict settings. She has provided advocacy training to NGOs such as Amnesty International, Women for Women International and Oxfam. | Muslim Lawyers Pro Bono Group

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